Properly controlled humidity provided by a whole house humidification system offers many proven benefits to your health, home and comfort. By adding the right amount of humidity to your indoor air during the winter months, you will reduce colds, flu and upper respiratory ailments. In facet, acccording to The American Society of Otolaryngology, dry air makes people more susceptible to infection and aggravates allergy and asthma symptoms.
Low humidity causes home damage. It causes walls, woodwork, and hardwood floors to crack. Electronics can fall victim to static electric charges, requiring expensive repair or replacement. Low humidity can cause higher energy costs as well. Low humidity can make you feel too cold at normal temperatures leading you to turn up the thermostat. This leads to higher energy bills.